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Asked in Hospitals
Can a hospital refuse a dialysis patient treatment who has not had dialysis in two weeks and just moved to the area?
If you present as an Emergency admission, American hospitals must treat you as specified under EMTALA (Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act). If you do NOT present as an emrgency admit, you may or may not get treated. Your chances of entering as an emergency case increase if you are brought into an Emergency Room and/or come in via ambulance. ...
Asked in Human Rights, Nevada
What 1977 laws dealing with refusal of treatment were passed in Arkansas Idaho Nevada New Mexico N Carolina Oregon and Texas?
Answer in part: Texas updated its medical liability laws, and the rights of people to bring a suit against a hospital and or doctor in 1977; there were no laws established (that are still public) that required medical treatment. Please note: the Emergency medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (a Federal Law) was passed in 1986 that requires ALL hospitals to provide emergency medical treatment. ...
Asked in Debt Collection
Can a hospital refuse to treat you if you cannot pay the balance of your bill?
The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), or Patient Anti-Dumping Act, requires hospitals that except federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid to treat all seeking care from a hospital's emergency department in all states and territories of the United States. Hospitals can be fined $50,000 per violation. Hospitals with less than 100 beds can be fined $25,000 per violation. ...
What does the federal emergency relief administration and the social security act and the fair labor standards act all have in common?
all involved redistribution of wealth
Asked in Statutes of Limitations
Is it illegal to refuse emergency health care during a criminal investigation?
In America, it is illegal to refuse anyone who presents at an ER with Emergency Medical care. See the Emergency Treatment and Active Lab or Act (EMTALA). This is true regardless of whether a criminal investigation is in progress or not. If you are asking, "When in police custody (arrested or detained), is it illegal to withold emergency medical treatment?", that answer too is yes. When you're in custody, it becomes the responsibility of the detaining agency to make sure you receive...
Asked in Medical Insurance
Can a hospital refuse to remove a bug from your ear due to lack of health insurance?
A hospital cannot turn anyone away from the emergency room, without first determining what is wrong with you. Under federal rules called Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), the hospital has to screen and treat you whether you have insurance or not. The treatment required, however, only needs to address your immediate, emergency needs. So, for example, the hospital would have to treat you for a heart attack but would not have to arrange a heart transplant for you. Removing a bug...
Who must pay the bill when an uninsured parent checks herself into a hospital?
If possible, the patient must pay the bill. Various State and Federal programs exist that can assist those who aren't insured and still need hospital care. Additionally, the bill EMTALA (Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act) requires that Emergency Rooms admit and treat you in a medical emergency, regardless of insurance or ability to pay at the time. However, the hospital has a legal right to charge the patient for services rendered, and to collect debts that relate to such charges. ...
Asked in US in WW2
Did the national labor relations act guarentee government support for organized labor?
Did the national labor relations act guarentee government support for organized labor?...
Emergency Relief and Construction Act?
Was a 1932 Hoover Administration depression era job creation act which was designed as a temporary effort to aid labor, farmers and business. It was a badly abused project considered "pork barrell". ...
What best describes the purpose of the Emergency Relief Appropriations Act?
The purpose of the Emergency Relief Appropriations Act is to provide funds for emergency relief, primarily through employment. ...
Asked in Emergency Preparedness, CPR
What term describes a layperson who recognizes an emergency and decides to act?
Citizen responder describes a layperson who recognizes an emergency and decides to act. ...
Can a hospital and or clinic refuse treatment for a patient if they can not afford to pay their previous hospital bills?
Yes they can, unless the treatment required is considered to be emergency treatment. EMTALA, (Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act) requires hospitals and ambulance services to treat injured people, regardless of race, color, creed, citizenship, or ability to pay. And the patient may not be released without their informed consent or if the hospital lacks the facilities to handle the victim's condition and must transport the patient to a better equipped hospital. As to what constitutes an emergency versus a chronic injury, minor injury,...
Asked in Decade - 1930s
What contributed to unions growing more powerful in the 1930s?
the formation of the CIO The Wagner Act The National Labor Relations Act The National Labor Relations Act ...
Asked in US Congress
What are four bills sent to Congress implementing Roosevelt's New Deal?
1) Federal Emergency Relief Act 2) The Social Security Act 3) Emergency Banking Act 4) The Agricultural Adjustment Act ...